Published on: 12 June 2019 in Industry
Directors Digest — 12 June 2019
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Paul Greengrass took on the industry’s over-reliance on networking, and a new study exposed severe inequality in the animation sector. Meanwhile, the BBC came to a decision on TV licence fees for the over-75s, and we responded. Read all about it below.
The BBC came to a decision on TV licence fees for over-75s, and Directors UK responded.
Paul Greengrass has said that the UK film and TV industries are far too reliant on networking. (Screen International)
Indiewire takes a look at Fleabag’s outstandingly awkward dinner sequence in season 2 — featuring some great insight from director Harry Bradbeer.
One in five TV viewers have admitted to calling in sick to binge-watch TV shows, The Guardian reports.
A new study from the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative showed that that in the past 12 years, only 3% of animated film directors were women. (New York Times)
BFI Player has launched a US offshoot UK classic films. (Screen International)
Welsh director Jamie Adams talks about the art of improvisation. (Little White Lies)
Meanwhile, the iconic 20th Century Fox building in Soho may be facing demolition, Screen Daily reports.
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